Medications such as Adderall®, Ritalin®, and Dexedrine® help manage symptoms of ADHD, but many young people are taking these stimulants as way to avoid boredom. The most common source of these drugs is their own friends or family members.
One in 10 high school students in Maine have taken a prescription pain drug that was not prescribed for them. (Maine SEOW, 2021) Safety and education start at home. By knowing the facts, you’ll be better able to spot signs of a problem with opioids or stimulants.